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  • 11 Nov 2018 11:23 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)


    Today, especially, we salute all American men and women who have worn a uniform in selfless service to our country. Happy Veterans Day one and all! 
  • 09 Nov 2018 13:41 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)

    The Fall 2018 edition of The Paraglide -- the national quarterly magazine of the 82nd Airborne Division Association -- is now available online. 

    Click here to visit The Paraglide on the Assn website. 

  • 09 Nov 2018 13:38 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)

    Every year many restaurants and other businesses offer freebies and discounts to military veterans as just one way to say "Thanks". 

    Click here to check out this year's offers. AATW! 

  • 04 Nov 2018 17:24 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)

    Target is offering a one-time 10% discount for your entire in-store AND online purchase from 4-12 November 2018. Click here to get your coupon and enjoy the discount! 

  • 05 Oct 2018 08:50 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)

    Just a friendly reminder that applications for 82nd Airborne Assn Scholarships are due to National by 15 October

    The Scholarship grant is available to Former Troopers (with no more than 2 enlistments, within 2 years of their separation date) and dependent children of Veterans and Active Duty Association LIFE members in good standing. Spouses are not eligible. Please also note that the applicant must be intent on pursuing a baccalaureate degree (those pursuing a Masters or higher degree are not eligible), and must gain at least 12 semester hours per semester toward that degree.
    The completed application must be POSTMARKED at the address listed on the application no later than 5:00 pm Eastern Time on October 15th to be considered for the scholarship.

    Click here to visit the Assn website for all details or to download an application. AATW! 

  • 04 Oct 2018 16:44 | Lawrence Slavicek (Administrator)

    The Chicago Veterans organization is holding their 4th Annual Ball on Saturday November 3, 2018 at the Chateau Del Mar, located at 8301 95th St,  Hickory Hills, IL 60457, commencing at 6:30 PM. Chapter member Tom Carter has attended this event previously and reports it as a very good dinner with a great group of veterans. 

    For more information on this event, please click on this link:  https://fundraise.chicagovets.org/event/chicago-veterans-ball-2018/e196021

    The group, Chicago Veterans, was formed in 2013 with a stated purpose of helping veterans in their transition from military to civilian life. It has grown rapidly and has members throughout the Chicagoland area.  More information can be seen on their website:   http://chicagovets.org





  • 27 Aug 2018 17:58 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)

    The Summer 2018 edition of The Paraglide, the official national magazine of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, is now available on the Assn website -- Click Here to visit. Also please check out our Chicago Chapter submission on pages 31-33. AATW! 

  • 21 Jul 2018 17:33 | Lawrence Slavicek (Administrator)

    Attached is the Summer 2018 edition of "The Bald Eagles" which is published by the local Retiree Office in Arlington Heights, IL.  This Newsletter contains many articles that pertain not only to Military Retirees, but also Veterans and families of Veterans. Some their content applies to everyone, regardless if they served, such as healthy living tips, internet scams, and other information. The content varies. Enjoy

    Summer 2018 BE.pdf

  • 14 Feb 2018 09:45 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)

    All-American Week celebrates all things Airborne at the Home of the Airborne, Fort Bragg. This year's festivities will be held 21-24 May and will be as action-packed as ever. 

    Visit the Association website for all the details and schedules. Registration is $100 per person and can be done online or via mail. 

    Our chapter delegates are still being determined, however all chapter members are encouraged to attend. Please let us know if you plan to go, so we can plan to meet up. 

    Airborne, All The Way! 

  • 11 Feb 2018 08:30 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)

    In February 2018, the 82nd Airborne Division's 3rd Brigade, the "Golden Brigade", recognizes its 50th anniversary of deployment to Vietnam. 

    Read the full story here

    Source: Fayetteville Observer 



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